Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus)

A favourite subject which always presents a challenge to find and then photograph. Often emerging before dark and can be active by day, the sight of one hunting is always one of those birding 'buzz' moments!

Short eared Owl flight upperwing Northants 15 1 12 IMG_7465

Short eared Owl flight upperwing Northants 15 1 12 IMG_7465



Short eared Owl take off Northants 15 1 12 IMG_7472

Short eared Owl take off Northants 15 1 12 IMG_7472



Short eared Owl take off cu crop Northants 15 1 12 IMG_7472

Short eared Owl take off cu crop Northants 15 1 12  IMG_7472



Short eared Owl flight head turned to right Northants 15 1 12 IMG_7437

Short eared Owl flight head turned to right Northants 15 1 12 IMG_7437



Short eared Owl flight cu crop Northants 15 1 12 IMG_7295

Short eared Owl flight cu crop Northants 15 1 12 IMG_7295



Short eared Owl flight Northants 15 1 12 IMG_7295

Short eared Owl flight Northants 15 1 12 IMG_7295



Short eared Owl flight head on Northants 15 1 12 IMG_7375

Short eared Owl flight head on Northants 15 1 12 IMG_7375



Short eared Owl flight Northants 15 1 12 IMG_7460

Short eared Owl flight Northants 15 1 12  IMG_7460



Short eared Owl flight into light Northants 15 1 12 IMG_7483

Short eared Owl flight into light Northants 15 1 12  IMG_7483



Short eared Owl diving Northants 14 1 12 IMG_6754

Short eared Owl diving Northants 14 1 12 IMG_6754



Short eared Owl flight upperwing Northants 14 1 12 IMG_7159

Short eared Owl flight upperwing Northants 14 1 12 IMG_7159



Short eared Owl flight Northants 14 1 12 IMG_7086

Short eared Owl flight  Northants 14 1 12 IMG_7086



Short eared Owl flight Northants 14 1 12 MG_7056

Short eared Owl flight  Northants 14 1 12 MG_7056



Short eared Owl pouncing Northants 14 1 12 IMG_7004

Short eared Owl pouncing Northants 14 1 12 IMG_7004



Short eared Owl take off Northants 14 1 12 IMG_7055

Short eared Owl take off Northants 14 1 12  IMG_7055



Short eared Owl flight head on Northants 14 1 12 IMG_7144

Short eared Owl flight head on Northants 14 1 12  IMG_7144



Short eared Owl flight underwing Northants 14 1 12 IMG_6937

Short eared Owl flight underwing Northants 14 1 12 IMG_6937



Short eared Owl flight underwing Northants 14 1 12 IMG_7148

Short eared Owl flight underwing Northants 14 1 12 IMG_7148



Short eared Owl on ground close up Northants 14 1 12 IMG_6976

Short eared Owl on ground close up Northants 14 1 12  IMG_6976



Short eared Owl on ground Northants 14 1 12 IMG_6896

Short eared Owl on ground Northants 14 1 12 IMG_6896



Short eared Owl on ground Northants 14 1 12 IMG_6964

Short eared Owl on ground Northants 14 1 12 IMG_6964



Short eared Owl Salthouse 23 10 09 IMG_6584

Short eared Owl Salthouse 23 10 09 IMG_6584



Short eared Owl Salthouse 23 10 09 IMG_6661

Short eared Owl Salthouse 23 10 09 IMG_6661



Short eared Owl Salthouse close crop 23 10 09 IMG_6528

Short eared Owl Salthouse close crop 23 10 09 IMG_6528



Short eared Owl Whixall Moss 15 3 09 IMG_3185

Short eared Owl Whixall Moss 15 3 09 IMG_3185



Short eared Owl Whixall Moss 15 3 09 IMG_3190

Short eared Owl Whixall Moss 15 3 09 IMG_3190



Short eared Owl flight about to pounce Parkgate 31 1 10 IMG_4269

Short eared Owl flight about to pounce Parkgate 31 1 10  IMG_4269



Short eared Owl flight Parkgate 31 1 10 IMG_4243

Short eared Owl flight Parkgate 31 1 10  IMG_4243



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